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Automated Essay Evaluation and Scoring

  1. Jill Burstein

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1046

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Burstein, J. 2012. Automated Essay Evaluation and Scoring. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Automated essay scoring and evaluation technology is now used in instructional and test preparation products and in low- and high-stakes standardized assessments as well as in some public school, community college, and university settings in the USA.


  • computational linguistics;
  • assessment;
  • automated essay evaluation;
  • automated essay scoring